Prairie Blazingstar, Liatris pycnostachya
Rosy-purple flowers bloom from the top of the spike downward. The lower portion of the stem is covered with short, grass-like leaves. One of the most popular of the blazing stars, it is often grown in gardens as an ornamental plant. Prairie Blazingstar loves the sun and moist conditions. Favored by bees and butterflies. 50 seeds/2.50, 1/2 oz./14.00.